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BSF officer killed in sniper attack by Pak

ANI | Updated: Jan 15, 2019 15:04 IST

Samba">Samba (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jan 15 (ANI): A Border Security Force (BSF) officer on Tuesday was killed in a sniper attack from across the border in Samba">Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
The officer, identified as Assistant Commandant Vinay Prasad, was evacuated to MH Satwari in Jammu where he succumbed to his injuries, according to a release issued by the BSF.
The incident took place at around 10:50 am when the BSF troops in Samba">Samba sector were carrying out border domination and were suddenly fired upon by Pakistani snipers, resulting in grievous injuries to Prasad.
The BSF has offered condolences to the family of the deceased. (ANI)